Upcoming Events

Come see S.P.E.A.R. at the Fall Involvement Fair!

  • Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • Day: August 30, 2017
  • Location: Tate Plaza & Lawn

March for Science

S.P.E.A.R. is participating in the Athens March for Science; we hope to see you there!

  • Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Day: April 22, 2017
  • Location: Federal Court Building (115 E. Hancock Ave)

Walk and Talk with a Scientist

Join your fellow S.P.E.A.R. friends at an event organized by the Oconee Democrats to provide scientists a chance to talk with community members about their work. People who drop by will be paired with a scientist to walk around a short loop in the park and talk about their research.

  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Day: April 23, 2017
  • Location: Herman C. Michael Park

For more information, check out the event page.

General Interest Meeting

Come learn more about our new organization and the ideas we have planned for the fall. Students of all disciplines are welcome!

  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Day: April 25, 2017
  • Location: UGA Biological Sciences Building Room 216

Q&A with AAAS Science and Technology Fellowship Recipient Hosted by S.P.E.A.R

  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Day: August 2, 2017
  • Location: Hi-Lo Louge, 1354 Prince Ave

Interested in applying for the AAAS Science and Technology Fellowship?? 

S.P.E.A.R (Science Policy Education, Advocacy, and Research) is hosting a happy hour Q&A with a 2017-18 recipient of the AAAS Science and Technology Fellowship (STPF). Join us in hearing from Norbert Tavares, PhD about his tips for the application process! Dr. Tavares is a recent graduate from the UGA Microbiology Department. 

We will be meeting Wednesday August 2nd at 6:00 pm  at Hi-Lo Lounge (1354 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606). 

The application deadline for the 2018-19 fellowships is November 1, 2017. To learn more about the AAAS STPF visit: https://www.aaas.org/program/science-technology-policy-fellowships